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continues after the break. we'll talk to our john sasaki who is now there in a live report. >>> plus talking to your kids about tragedy. what you need to figure out first. >> chief meteorologist bill martin is working on our complete bay area forecast. he's back with when we could see more wet weather. >> [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> continuing coverage now of the shooting in connecticut with photos taken today at sandy hook elementary. here we have a picture to show you i believe it's of a woman here on the phone she's reportedly trying to find information about her sister who's a teacher at the school. in this next photograph i expect to show you a young girl who is seen comforting a little boy just outside the school. she's putting her arms around him. this man behind officers was grieving. this final picture shows you th
the bay area remembered pearl hobber. ktvu's john sasaki talked with two survivors. >> reporter: it was an early day. they hosted their ceremony and marked the moment when japan attacked. the memories are still fresh for the men who were there. >> i felt six torpedoes. tore a big hole. >> reporter: he was in the coast guard that day and saw the planes. >> one flu right over me, 200 feet above me. i could count the rivets on the plane. >> reporter: 71 years alater he feels guilty he gets honored for surviving. >> when all these other guys are getting killed and wounded and here i am, happy go lucky, nothing happened to me. >> reporter: he hopes it will prompt people to strive better for more than war. >> everybody loses and you are losing the youth of your country. >> reporter: the light here had been in use for navigation till the day after pearl harbor. now it is turned on once a year to honor those who were lost. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a panel of pain specialists recommended against approving a stronger version of a powerful pain killer. the food and drug admini
in the middle of holiday season. john sasaki is at the grand hyatt where city supervisors joined workers. >> this is the newly renovated grand hyatt hotel. but the new look could not cover up a long time dispute between the hotel and its workers. outside, protesters shouted someone like me. >> we need someone on the board besides all these rich people. >> so it's one for them and the board of director they will know how hard these people work. >> reporter: this hotel has been overgoing a renovation now it's a matter of nailing down a contract with workers. >> we have not gotten a raise in three years. everything is going up, the gas, rent, food everything is going up but our paychecks. >> we wanted to convince them to come back to the table and allow us to give their employees. >> the workers in nonunion hotels. >> there are signs outside that shows the grand hyatt was voted the best place to work. david campos played off that statement. >> if you are the ceo it's probably the best place to work, but if you're one of those workers you have to work 170 years to get what the ceo makes in o
president about the video. his reaction? an exasperated look on his face. john is a khaki, -- john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> phillip tong is accused of stealing from the bank of america in the richmond district. they tracked him down from a finger print on a note handed to the teller. >>> new information tonight about a single car accident that happened yesterday in santa clara county. investigators identified the driver as 54-year-old gregory salter. they say he died as a result of blunt forced injuries. he was driving a pickup truck that plunged off mount hamilton road in a rural area of eastern santa clara county. investigators say he was a state maintenance employee. >>> the california public utilities commission has begun a process that will allow it to add a new area code in the current 415 area code zone. considering adding a 628 area code, because all of the available numbers in the 415 area code will be used up by october of 2015. the commission can either divide the 415 area into two parts, forcing some residents to switch area codes, or assign the new 628 area code only
herself in front of them to shield them from the gunfire. we have team coverage. we begin with john sasaki. >> this community is bustling on a saturday night but with heavy hearts. that's how it's been all day. >> it felt so unreal. to think that those poor childre something like this coming. and those parents who now have to live without their children. it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the schoolh is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of the fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling him "stop, stop." >> reporter: she says this tragedy would forever change her fond memories of being a student at sandy hook elementary. >> i remember the school as a happy harmonious, safe place and it's been taken away. >> reporter: help as been pouring in to the area from across the state, including from hartford where crisis responders know violence all too well. is >> we want to pour our love in and say this could have been our children. this could have been anybody's children. >> serious menta
at that restaurant all the time with her family. at sandy hook, i'm john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> noah posey will be laid to rest tomorrow. his uncle said noah was smart as a whip. noah's twin sister and older sister were in different areas of sandy hook elementary school and survived friday's shooting. >>> the fbi is talking to those closest to adam lanza in an effort to try to piece together what led up to the shooting. federal officials are on the ground interviewing relatives and friends of the lanza family. they are also checking dozens of gun stores and shooting ranges in connecticut. police want to know why lanza's mother kept such high powered rifles and what kind of experience lanza had with her guns. there was a story that someone was impersonating lanza on facebook. police are also investigating that report. >>> lanza had been diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. a ucla psychologist says there's no clear link between aspberger's and violent behavior. >> there will be no school in newtown and the nation will be reviewing and perhaps revamping security. ktvu's deborah villalon is li
coverage tonight. we begin in connecticut, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowe
. john sasaki shows us some of your options if you haven't finalized your plans. >> reporter: san francisco knows how to celebrate. hundreds of thousands of people always come for the free new year's eve fireworks. americana restaurant has a $150 per person party planned most of it in this see through tent. >> fireworks are directly out in front and it's just a great place to be. >> reporter: at near by boulevard restaurant diners can enjoy a prefixed meal and be given a late night surprise. >> everybody is up for it especially all the young cooks. >> reporter: if you want to celebrate more economically, plenty of less expensive spots like lefty o' doules require no reservation. >> it usually starts early and we have to ask people to leave. there's never a cover, it will be packed. >> reporter: many stores are geared up to sell cases and cases of champane. >> it's the middle of downtown. all the hotels are busy. everybody is having a party somehow. so, we're getting ready. we're excited. >> reporter: of course driving home is always an issue on this night. and the chp says be prep
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